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Cruise inventory

RV Cirolana CIR5/73

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR5/73
Cruise period1973-05-25 — 1973-06-20
Port of departureImmingham, United Kingdom
Port of returnGreat Yarmouth, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To survey the distribution of fish in the Bear Island-Spitsbergen-Hope
Island area using acoustic techniques and midwater and bottom trawls.
2. To measure the water transport between north Norway and Bear Island by
means of a moored current meter array and hydrographic sampling.
3. To monitor phytoplankton continuously and to sample flagellates in the area.
4. To test the SAT-NAV system in high latitudes.
5. To collect 20 live specimens of Lithodes maja for Professor Laverack (St Andrews University).
6. To collect 100 cod for Mr Platt (IMER).
7. To collect flatfish tissue for Dr Birley (Birmingham University).
Chief scientistArthur J Lee (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR5/73 cruise report ci05_73.pdf — access key 'C' (0.29 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralBarents Sea
North Sea
Norwegian Sea
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: S only
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 58
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 58
Description: S only
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 4
Description: 15 days
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 44
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 21
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 21
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: deep scattering layers
Occasional standard measurements
Other meteorological measurementsDescription: sea and swell